Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Big March 2012 – make a stand against bullying

We are proud to join Beatbullying and the thousands of other organisations and individuals to make a stand against bullying. Join the campaign online on the Big March website or add your voice on Twitter #BigMarch2012. Our slogan against bullying: … Continue reading

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Forget the Oscars… watch our new videos!

Today we launch three new videos to help you undertand more about NPC’s Well-being Measure! Each of them is a quick 10 minute burst of information so that you can easily get to grips with the concept of well-being, learn … Continue reading

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How does your school improve pupils’ well-being? Quantifying well-being, PSHE and what Ofsted thinks

The well-being of pupils is at the heart of what schools do. It is built into everything schools do from lessons to lunchtimes, and in the formal and informal interactions between pupils and teachers. Schools know that anxious and unhappy … Continue reading

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Evaluating and proving impact: Toynbee Hall’s Aspire Project case study

“We wanted a tool that tells us what young people really think…” Toynbee Hall is a community organisation in the East End of London that provides support to local people in Tower Hamlets. It’s flagship Aspire Project works with eight … Continue reading

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Measuring well-being can help Scottish youth organisations get it right for every child

Measuring subjective well-being – what we think and feels about our lives – has become an increasingly important focus of the UK government over the last year or so. Scotland, however, is ahead of the game. Back in 2007, the … Continue reading

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Why collecting good baseline data is vital for showing your impact

When using NPC’s Well-being Measure, we always emphasise the importance of planning and preparation. Nowhere is this more crucial than when it comes to collecting data at the start of your programme – what is known as ‘baseline data’. Baseline … Continue reading

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What else can I do with my results?

One of the benefits of using NPC’s Well-being Measure – and the feature of the tool we are proudest of – is the quality and flexibility of the reporting on your results. Once you’ve closed your survey you can download … Continue reading

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Improving schools’ self-evaluation: a case study of measuring well-being in practice

NPC’s Well-being Measure is perfect for secondary schools that want better data on  students’ well-being and want to improve their self-evaluation. Ofsted’s new inspection framework underlines how it will give ‘greater consideration to the view of parents, pupils and staff … Continue reading

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